MH17 tragedy: U.S. continue pressuring Russia

Source : 112 Ukraine

The U.S. State Secretary Mike Pompeo noted that Russia had to show more cooperation and make respective steps
08:07, 4 June 2019

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The U.S. continues pressuring Russia in the investigation of the MH17 crash, as Ukrinform reported.

“We had a chance to discuss this question with the Foreign Minister and the work to do everything possible to bring Russians to justice for this horrible tragedy. The Netherlands can count on the U.S. supporting them,” the U.S. State Secretary Mike Pompeo said.

Related: Netherlands PM discusses MH17 tragedy investigation with Zelensky

He noted that Russia had to show more cooperation and make respective steps.

“Russia has to be brought to justice for what happened there, and I think this process is underway,” he added.

Related: Family of American killed in MH17 crash sues Russian banks

Boeing 777 of Malaysian Airlines, flight number MH17 was destroyed while performing a regular flight from the Netherlands to Malaysia in July 2014. The tragedy took place in the sky over the militant-held section of Donetsk region. All 298 people aboard deceased; most of the victims, 196, were Dutch, but there were citizens of another nine countries as well.

The governments of Australia and the Netherlands officially accused Russia of being behind the disaster.

Related: ECHR might consider MH17 tragedy seven years, - lawyer

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